Defense IT


Tablet

Army acquires ruggedized combat computer tablets

Notebook-maker Getac is partnering with Trivalent to offer NSA-certified security on combat tablets.

EW

Army: We will be challenged to maintain EW superiority

Army leaders expect space, cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum to be increasingly challenged.

Command and Control

OPED - Consolidating data centers the open standards way

A data center infrastructure built on open standards can ease consolidation and network management burdens.

ALMDS

Special: inside helicopter laser mine detection

The Navy and Northrop Grumman are developing a next-generation laser-oriented mine-hunting technology designed to detect undersea threats.

Growler

Navy upgrades Growler Electronic Attack

The Navy’s EA-18G airborne electronic attack airplane gets improved radar jamming, target location technology and air defense suppression capabilities.

AI

Pentagon sees more AI involvement in cybersecurity

Former CIO Terry Halvorsen said fast-developing artificial intelligence will increasingly increase its role in cybersecurity and defense IT.

satellite

Air Force strengthens ground control data for satellites with cyber upgrades

Cyber upgrades will allow ground-based operators to identify and share data on enemy missile launches faster.

RailGun

General Atomics claims railgun advance

Electromagnetic modules are said to double energy density for power-hungry kinetic weapon.

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